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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Electoral Coup in Honduras
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
It's standard practice in banana republics and elsewhere.
The late Edward Herman explained how it works in his book titled "Demonstration Elections," covering sham ones in the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Vietnam.
They occur regularly elsewhere in countries like Egypt and nations America occupies.
Herman explained "elections held under conditions of military occupation and extensive pre-election 'pacification' " aren't free at all.
Their aim is getting an occupying force's puppet choice installed to rule with influence wielded more by bullets than ballots to create "stability."
Electoral fraud occurs in Western nations, notably in past US elections. Most recently, GW Bush lost to Al Gore and John Kerry, yet served two terms as an illegitimate US president.
In June 2009, dozens o
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